Tag Archives: bog snorkelling

The English Eccentrics

Today’s Gallery Theme: ‘The Great Outdoors’ Despite having lived here in Tennessee for 16 years, Dave and I (and his brother Pete) are still regarded as ‘The English Eccentrics’ and viewed with a little suspicion by our American neighbours from time … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Bog Standard

I don’t have photos on this I’m afraid, but some news from wild Wales (where we own a cottage): following the Olympic Games, the nearby town of Llanwrtyd Wells has held the ‘World Alternative Games’: bog snorkelling (with and without … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Home, but not Alone

Leo (son) is peeved. Peeved because he has to attend school rather than touring with us. ‘How can you abandon your kids if both you guys and their mothers are on the road?‘ asks a correspondent, reasonably. Well, Leo is … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welsh Weights ‘Al Fresco’

Considering that we are currently in Wales (UK), where ‘Welsh sunshine’ is a euphamism for RAIN, it has been a stunning three days now, with warm sunshine, and still only early March. Wow! This place is our little investment (Dave … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Hanging in There (Meet the Cast 6)

Unusually cool in Oak Ridge TN at the moment, but still shirtless season. And ‘Irene’ didn’t touch this far west, thank goodness. News from our Welsh farmboy Neil, caretaking our little UK investment. The world record for bog snorkelling was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Shirtless… or less…

Fantastic weather here in our Welsh hideaway this last few days, so great days spent shirtless outside getting the place generally tidied up, also fixing more stuff into our training gym (alias ‘barn’!). So nice not to have the humidity and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Croeso i Cefn Derwen!

…thats Welsh language for “Welcome to Oak Ridge”. Guess I’d better explain. I’m back in Wales… at ‘our’ place. That’s ‘our’ as in Dave and me, Zach and Gary. After we’de come under attack for the second time, Zach was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 25 Comments